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Ella Baff

After 17 Years of Devotion, Ella Baff Exits Jacob's Pillow

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

But while Baff's physical imprint on the property has been huge, it's her realized vision of Jacob's Pillow as a breeding ground for art that has made the largest impact on dance.

Australian Dance Company Chunky Move Featured in Mass MoCA + Jacob's Pillow Collaboration

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

In a conversation with choreographer and director of Chunky Move Gideon Obarzanek, we spoke about Connected, a contemporary dance and moving sculptural work and living exhibit.

Jodi Melnick & David Neumann Premiere Their Profound "July" at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Debra Levine | Posted 10.17.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Whether by intention or accident, "July" augurs a return to, or perhaps a renewed version, of chivalry and respect between a man and a woman in the art form.

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Receives National Medal of Arts

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

On a high after her White House visit, Ella Baff, executive and artistic director of Jacob's Pillow, told us how President Obama visited her in the Green Room prior to the ceremony.